Max Marcon, Software Developer in Berlin, Germany
Max Marcon

Software Developer in Berlin, Germany

Member since June 14, 2018
A motivated full-stack software engineer with a Ph.D. in computer science and years of experience in the design, development, and testing of innovative solutions, Max enjoys working on multiple aspects of a system while always keeping the big picture in mind. He never gets tired of applying his curiosity, scientific mindset, and passion for technology to new challenging projects.
Max is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • MySQL, 5 years
  • PHP, 4 years
  • PostgreSQL, 3 years
  • Elixir, 2 years
  • Python 2, 2 years
  • Ruby, 2 years
  • Java, 2 years

Location

Berlin, Germany

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

macOS, Ubuntu, Sublime, Git

The most amazing...

...online platform and infrastructure I've built was for a loyalty program tailored to sustainable businesses, built almost single-handedly from scratch.

Employment

  • Freelance Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Berlin Phil Media GmbH
    • Developed a prototype for the future online subscription system for the Digital Concert Hall, the video streaming service of the Berlin Philharmonic.
    • Integrated with payment providers such as Paypal and Stripe via their APIs.
    • Implemented an admin interface with Vue.js.
    Technologies: Elixir, Phoenix, Vue.js, Postgres
  • Freelance Developer

    2018 - 2019
    reBuy Recommerce GmbH
    • Developed and deployed the first version of reBuy's online marketplace from scratch, in a small team of 3.
    • Developed the first automatic pricing algorithms for reBuy's products on eBay.
    Technologies: Java, Spring Boot, Postgres, MySQL
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2017 - 2018
    Mobisol GmbH
    • Developed new features, especially for pay-as-you-go customer accounts and management of customer loans.
    • Assisted with the acquisition of an external software platform for off-grid systems and ported its main features to Paygee.
    • Served in a lead role in the finance tech team.
    • Provided technical support for employees on the ground.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2016 - 2017
    Bonagora GmbH
    • Developed new features, data analysis, and maintenance as well as DevOps operations.
    Technologies: MySQL, PHP, Zend, Amazon Web Services
  • CTO and Developer

    2015 - 2016
    Bonsum UG
    • Designed, developed, and deployed Bonsum's technical infrastructure, both front and back end, from scratch and almost single-handedly.
    • Maintained and monitored Bonsum online presence.
    • Managed product and projects.
    Technologies: MySQL, MongoDB, PHP, Laravel, AngularJS
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2014 - 2015
    Wayfair GmbH
    • Developed eCommerce solutions for the European market, with a special focus on checkout and internationalization.
    Technologies: PHP, MSSQL, Memcached, Redis, Backbone.js
  • Developer of Cutting Edge Applications

    2011 - 2014
    SAP Innovation Center
    • Developed innovative medical and data-science applications for cancer research and treatment. Main product was Medical Research Insights, which provides doctors and researchers with intuitive and quick access to medical data from large patient cohorts. Based on in-memory database technologies (SAP HANA, XS Engine). Both desktop and mobile devices (SAPUI5, iOS, Java EE).
    Technologies: SAP HANA, XS Engine, iOS, Java

Experience

  • reBuy Online Marketplace (Development)

    Developed and deployed reBuy's online marketplace for merchants that sell used electronics.

  • Medical Research Insights (Development)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNgeprxZDOw

    Medical Research Insights is a software solution that helps cancer researchers and medical doctors to quickly and intuitively visualize data about large patient cohorts.

  • Let's Meet (Development)
    https://go.lets-meet.app

    This is a personal project I worked on during my spare time. It's an online application that allows anyone to create an event to be scheduled, share it with a potentially large number of participants, and schedule it on a date that best suits their availability. The application is based on Elixir/Phoenix in the back end and Vue.js in the front end.

    Code available at: https://github.com/maxmarcon/smoodle

  • Bonsum's Loyalty Program for Sustainable Businesses (Development)

    Complete design and development of Bonsum's technical infrastructure, both front and back end, including the integration with affiliate marketing networks

Skills

  • Languages

    Elixir, JavaScript, Ruby, PHP, Python 2, Java, CSS, HTML5
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Laravel, Phoenix, AngularJS, Spring Boot, Symfony
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue.js 2, jQuery, PayPal API, Stripe API
  • Platforms

    Linux, Docker, AWS EC2
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL, Memcached, MongoDB, Redis, AWS RDS, AWS S3
  • Tools

    Vagrant, AWS ECR

Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science
    2006 - 2011
    Max Planck Institute for Software Systems - Saarbr├╝cken, Germany
  • Master of Science degree in Computer Science
    1999 - 2004
    University of Udine - Udine, Italy

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